Menlo Technologies

Senior Lead Systems Engineer

Austin, TX | May, 2019 - Present
  • Principal Azure DevOps Engineer
  • Technical Lead of the Managed Services and Infrastructure Team
  • Web Application Architect

Whole Foods Market

Senior Systems Engineer

Austin, TX | Nov, 2018 - May, 2019
  • Principal Azure DevOps engineer supporting Retail Infrastructure
  • SCCM Application, Task Sequence and OS deployment creation
  • Senior Engineer tasked with the Retail Architecture and Engineering team.
  • Automation of our software development and deployment lifecycle utilizing custom PowerShell scripting, Azure DevOps pipelines, Jira and SCCM
  • Created a private Azure Artifacts -backed PowerShell NuGet feed utilizing build and release pipelines, integrating approval and code-review gates.
  • Development of architectural and procedural guidelines, with the goal of creating a uniform deployment and support ecosystem.

Holomorphic AI Foundation

Vice President / Board Member

Austin, TX | Feb, 2019 - Present
  • Azure Architect and Engineer
  • Azure AD engineer
  • Exchange Administrator
  • Developer – NodeJS web applications, AI-backed chatbots
  • Member of the Board of Directors

Travis County

Senior Systems Engineer

Austin, TX | Jan, 2017 - Nov, 2018
  • Microsoft Exchange 2016 Principal Engineer
  • Senior Engineer for Microsoft Technologies
  • Coordination with multiple departments to identify needs and potential challenges of new implementations
  • Identify and coordinate with security teams to ensure regulatory compliance and a blend of security procedures and business continuity are met
  • Automation – SCCM, PowerShell
  • Creation of runbooks and handoff documents for all applications owned or implemented, including infrastructure documentation via Visio
  • Identify points of waste (overlapping technology) and remediation
  • Identify, Design, Engineer and Deploy new solutions based on client needs
  • Deployment of F5 APM WebTops. Integrating MFA, AD membership, client system checks to present dynamic options for end users to use as personal workspaces for internal County resources
  • Lead engineer and architect of Microsoft Azure deployments
  • Converting legacy infrastructure into a high availability deployments, including Exchange, SharePoint and IIS

Final Connect Corporation

Senior Systems Engineer

Austin, TX | May, 2015 - Jan, 2017
  • Layer 2/3 network configurations
  • Active Directory, Group Policy, WSUS, DHCP, DNS
  • Virtualization – Hyper-V, VMWare
  • Disaster Recovery – VEEAM, Windows Server Backup, CrashPlan Pro
  • Performed scripting to automate processes across clients
  • PCI Compliance testing, analyzing, and documentation
  • Identify issues, develop plan for resolution, act as project manager and technical lead until resolution
  • Any additional duties that are required, I learn and implement as necessary

SoCal Penske Dealer Group

Technical Support Analyst II

Los Angeles, CA | Aug, 2013 - May, 2015
  • Provide networking and PC support for 13 rooftops – 1500 users
  • Running and terminating Cat5e and Cat6 cables
  • Windows Deployment Services and Clonezilla imaging
  • Active Directory configurations
  • Installation and configuration of Ashley amplifier and Bogen paging system
  • Installation and configuration of 1080p IP camera security system.
  • ManageEngine ticketing system management
  • ADP DMS and VOIP support
  • IT team leader for new construction build-outs
  • IT team leader for new dealership acquisitions
  • HID security system management
  • Configuration and ongoing support for Meraki firewall, MDM and access points.

Data Center Asset Management Specialist

Chicago, IL | Oct, 2012 - Aug, 2013
  • Maintain accountability of CONUS data center assets.
  • Assist in the transportation and installation of servers, switches, and racks.
  • Maintain detailed database of assets located across the U.S.
  • Assist in repurpose request of servers, switches, and all other data center hardware.
  • Coordinate with vendors for RMAs, onsite parts, etc.

DirectMed Health Services

Systems Administrator

Chicago, IL | Aug, 2011 - Aug, 2013
  • Maintain and upgrade IT infrastructure while keeping to a strict budget.
  • Experience with healthcare programs such as VisiTrac, Ivans, etc.
  • Expanded infrastructure of the company to accommodate growing healthcare industry.
  • Duties include help-desk, troubleshooting, upgrades, virus removals, installations, networking, and disaster recovery solutions

Staples, INC

Technology Supervisor

Chicago, IL | Mar, 2011 - Oct, 2012
  • Logging data, customer service, diagnostics, hardware repair/replacement, computer upgrading, complex troubleshooting, data recovery, and networking.
  • Direct supervisor to 5 technicians and all technology floor sales and salespersons.
  • Responsible for cash office duties (deposits, cash pickups, making change), opening and closing the store, receiving inventory, and managing sales.

Monterey Bay Networks

Field Engineer

Monterey, CA | Apr, 2011 - Aug, 2011
  • Setup and installation of servers, workstations, and network printers as well as software and security.
  • Remotely access computers for annual preventative maintenance.
  • Diagnostics of conflicts, both hardware and software related, for both client and server-side OS.
  • Complex troubleshooting and research of unknown issues and conflicts.

U.S. Army

Cryptologic Communications Interceptor/Locator

Monterey, CA | Mar, 2009 - Mar, 2011
  • Contact me for details